Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Japan  /  Kyushu-Okinawa  /  Fukuoka Prefecture  /  Yanagawa  /  Transportation  /  Yanagawa River Boat

Yanagawa River Boat, Yanagawa

(50+ reviews on the web)
Ferry
See scenes of the old town from the canal that runs through it on Yanagawa River Boat. The traditional wooden boats, steered with a pole by a boatman at the back of the vessel, float slowly around the canal system of the historic castle town. Along the way, you'll take in sights of the trees, traditional Japanese storehouse architecture, and daily life in the town. Watch how the steerers carefully guide the boats and their handful of passengers, with the peaceful, ambling tours lasting around 1 hour and 10 minutes. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Yanagawa holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Yanagawa River Boat and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Create a full Yanagawa itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Yanagawa

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Fukuoka Prefecture by other users

17 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE September, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Fukuoka BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Kitakyushu BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, relaxing, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, relaxing, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Kitakyushu BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Japan BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Japan BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, popular PREFERENCES: May, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in South Korea & Fukuoka BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in South Korea & Fukuoka BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, kids, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Fukuoka BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Paid for the 1500 yen 1 hour boat ride. Enjoyed the nice scenery along the canal. Unfortunately, the commentary was in Japanese only. Boat man also sang us some Japanese songs which was entertaining. ...  more »
  • 購買西鉄天神套票,可坐小舟遊柳川。兩旁種滿不同植物,景色優美。船家不斷講解,很有熱誠。遊河其間下雨,即有雨衣提供,很是貼心。  more »
  • In the snow of February went down the river. But it's okay! In the kotatsu style table hibachi? It can be warm. Boatman's best singing on the bridge is good, keep you entertained at all times and drive-thru? In the Petit banquet we can so you can buy liquor, sweet drinks, snacks, etc.
    View original